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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Evolving Threats Call For Integrated Endpoint Security Solutions With Holistic Visibility
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: See how security pros and decision makers are responding to the increased frequency, volume and ferocity of today's cyber threats to endpoint devices. Discover what realizations they've come to about their own security tools and posture and learn just how inadequate your current threat protection most likely is.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

Definitive Guide to Security Intelligence and Analytics
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security intelligence and analytics are key to uncovering and recovering from major cyberattacks. Learn how to be smart about detection and prevention, from surveying the cyberattack lifecycle to selecting the right security tool.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Exclusive Endpoint Security Guide
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: In our new guide, Endpoint Security Basics: Comparing Antimalware Tools, expert Ed Tittel explains why all organizations, no matter their size, need to protect endpoints with antimalware products. Learn thebasics on how exactly these tools work to protect end-user devices and the networks they connect to from malicious code.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

TechTarget

IIA: Stronger Cybersecurity Starts With a Data and Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Discover why security analytics is the key to cyber security efficiency. It provides the necessary and timely visibility into network behavior and enables devices and entities acting suspiciously to be quickly identified and investigated.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SAS

Why Cybersecurity's Visibility Gap Matters and How Organizations Can Solve It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the origins of the cybersecurity visibility gap, its consequences and how to expand your field of view. Learn how to protect your people, data and brand more effectively by bringing your security tools beyond your network perimeter.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Beyond Next-Gen: Defining Future-ready Endpoint Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report, discover how to achieve your desired level of high fidelity to get the most out of your endpoint protection. Learn how other organizations are buying their endpoint protection and make determinations for your own endpoint solution moving forward.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

The Top 5 Myths of Next-Gen Endpoint Protection
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Next-generation endpoint protection has been getting a lot of press recently. But what does the term actually mean? This short white paper dispels five common next-generation endpoint protection myths to help you sort through the marketing noise.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

Mitigate the Threat of Ransomware in Health IT
sponsored by VASCO, INC.
EGUIDE: Hospitals and health systems are prime targets for ransomware attacks, so health IT teams must know how to respond – and quickly. In this e-guide, health IT expert Reda Chouffani shares 5 steps for responding to hospital ransomware attacks, and 10 ways to stop ransomware from targeting your health data in the first place.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016


User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA): Data Sheet and Use Cases
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Detect and neutralize known and unknown user-based threats with the help of user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA). With it, learn how to analyze diverse data sets to expose insider threats, compromised accounts, and privilege misuse and abuse—all in real time.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Case Study: Alliant Credit Union Evolves Real-Time Fraud Detection
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to determine how Alliant Credit Union automated analysis of fraud-related patterns and trends in real time, by consolidating all machine data from IT events and financial transactions on one SIEM platform.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Top Three Gaping Holes in Your Data Security
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Regardless of efforts to secure your network from external threats, data breaches usually begin from inside. In this Globalscape paper, you'll learn: the 3 layers most targeted (the network, data & users), bad security practices, why Managed File Transfer is a critical component to combat bad practices, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Globalscape

Effectively Manage Application Security Risk in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover why application security is so important, why organizations struggle to achieve it and what effective application security looks like.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Modern Cybercrime: Staying Ahead of The Perfect Storm
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Discover how to get ahead of today's cyber threats using simple steps and key strategies. The more you know the better equipped you are to detect and prevent cybercrime - and ultimately protect your business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Trustwave

Next Level Threats: Stopping Ransom & CEO Email fraud
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Ransomware and CEO email fraud cause organizations billions of dollars in losses annually. This webinar reveals valuable insight from researchers, security experts and industry leaders on how to prevent ransomware and CEO fraud.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 19, 2016

Trustwave

Using Metrics to Manage Your Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SANs resource help you measure your application security (AppSec) program and ensure AppSec is part of your organization's culture moving forward.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Assessing Application Security: A Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this SANs guide, learn the four-step method for acquiring the services you need to support a comprehensive application security (AppSec) lifecycle security program. Discover what goes into an effective AppSec team and how to acquire the resources necessary for deployment.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need an AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A variety of misconceptions lead to the lag in AppSec adoption, but the reality is you need an AppSec program. Learn the top 5 reasons why in this white paper.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Infographic: Application-Layer Breaches Persist
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See four major examples of application-layer data breaches and the damage they caused. Discover how and why they happened so you can better secure your application software for the future.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Healthcare Cyber Security Services
sponsored by Xerox
WHITE PAPER: This paper helps you think through your organization's HIPPA security and privacy needs from both non-technical and technical perspectives. Learn how to perform penetration vulnerability tests and compliance audits to ensure constant patient safety.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Xerox

Malware Analysis: How Some Strains 'Adapt' to Virtual Machines
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EGUIDE: Server-oriented malware is actually more likely to infect a virtual system than a physical one in many organizations. Now what? This expert e-guide provides the real story of how malware is adapting to virtual environments, so you can ensure protection going forward.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Protecting the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure your wide area network behind a distributed enterprise firewall without sacrificing performance or usability. Learn 5 key requirements to keep all of your dispersed sites secure and keep maintenance costs low.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Accelerating Digital Transformation with Data-Driven Security (Video)
sponsored by Akamai
VIDEO: A new approach to cyber security is required to deal with bigger and badder threats. Discover how to take a data-lead approach to security. Learn how to increase your speed and accuracy when dealing with threats without sacrificing customer satisfaction through real-time threat intelligence.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 31 Oct 2016

Akamai

The Rise of Ransomware
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover eye-opening statistics about the ever-increasing ransomware problems against today's enterprises. Learn what types of attacks are taking place, where these attacks are taking place and what you can do to best protect your organization from financial and brand name disaster.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Barracuda Networks

Four Top Cybercrime Trends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations are going back to the basics. The major cybersecurity trends of recent can largely be addressed by focusing on "security 101." Learn how to reduce enterprise risk and limit attackers' opportunities as much as possible.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Reviewing a Year of Serious Data Breaches, Major Attacks and New Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover which industries were hit hardest in 2015 and what these attacks mean for the future. Learn what steps you can take to prepare your security plan for growing threats in 2016 and beyond.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM
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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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